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  Bridgeman Register, The : Misc. extracts relating to the Tonge family taken from The Bridgeman Register at Bolton Library, a bound volume  containing deeds belonging to, and correspondence of, the Earl of Bradford.   (1628 - 1662)


Ancient Deeds of Lever, Farnworth and Bolton

No. 171/S Lands in Farnworth

A schip? by Rirkhurd? Leigh to William Tonge and Sibill his wife for their lives, rendering 8?.  Sibill (rest of sentence unreadable). 10th Sept 19. Eliz. (1576)


Survey of Farnworth 1628 (p294)

John Tonge

Yearly rent and boones: xiijd

Terms: 1 day of shearing and ??

Housing and acres: 4.0.0


p363 Indenture to John Tonge of Farnworth (1627-28)

John Tonge lease for his own and his sonne Thomas life.  January Chas. 3.  From Ralph Asheton of Great Lever to John Tonge of Farnworth, husbandman.  Tennement with appurtences in Fanrworth and also one acre of meadow or ground commonly called long meadow.  Late parrell? of Thomas Leigh of Highfield in Farnworth.


p563 Farnworth List of Tenants 1662

Wid. Tonge

Yearly rent: 0:10:06

Boones: 00:04:06

Terms: 1 lyfe Thomas Tonge the son

Old tenant named on my LB rentaly: John Tonge